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Shawm

Shawm.

In the Prayer-book version of ( Psalms 98:6 ) "with trumpets also stands also and shawms " is the rendering of what stands in the Authorized Version "with trumpets and sound of cornet ." The Hebrew word translated cornet is treated under the head. The "shawm" was a musical instrument resembling the clarinet.


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Shawm'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.